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International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers. Local 263 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers. Local 263 (Fort Worth, Tex.)
Title: International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers. Local 263 Records
Dates: 1918-1992
1946-1992
Abstract: Local 263 of the International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers was chartered in 1919 in Fort Worth, Texas. Records are comprised of correspondence, minutes, financial records, Local 263 history, personnel files, Bridgemen's Magazine (excerpts), The Ironworker, and convention proceedings.
Identification: AR358
Extent: 30 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

Local 263 of the International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers was chartered in 1919 in Fort Worth, Texas.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains extensive correspondence files for the various presidents of the International: John Lyons (1950-1981), Juel Drake (1985-1989) and Jake West (1989- ), and for the general secretaries of the International: James R. Downes (1950-1970), Juel Drake (1971-1985), Jake West (1985-1989), and for Hugh Williamson, who served as president of the Iron Workers' District Council from 1960- February, 1986.

In addition, the collection contains minutes for the executive board (1955-1991) and regular meetings (1954-1991) of Local 263 and for the Iron Workers' District Council (regular meetings, 1955-1979; executive board meetings, 1961-1986). There are also minutes for the Impartial Jurisdictional Disputes Board from 1973-1980. This board, established in 1973, was composed of three impartial members who were knowledgeable in the construction industry and who were responsible for resolving jurisdictional disputes within the industry.


Organization

Records consist of 325 folders and 2 boxes of diaries arranged in 8 series:
Within each series the records are arranged in folders by subject/document type. Material in each folder is arranged chronologically.
Series I. Apprenticeship and Training, 1959-1981 (53 folders)
Series II. Correspondence, 1950-1989 (69 folders)
Series III. Financial Records, 1956-1989 (17 folders)
Series IV. General Files, 1946-1993 (89 folders)
Series V. Health Benefits and Pension Fund, 1957-1990 (49 folders)
Series VI. Minutes, 1954-1991 (45 folders)
Series VII. Personnel Files (3 folders)
Series VIII. Diaries, 1965-1984 (2 boxes)

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
People
Lowery, Charles B.--Archives.
Organizations
International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers. Local 263 (Fort Worth, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers. Local 263 (Fort Worth, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Iron and steel workers--Labor unions--Texas--Fort Worth--History--Sources.
Fort Worth (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers. Local 263 Records, AR358, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift of Michael Vaughn, 1993. Accessioned as number 93-9.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Series I. Apprenticeship and Training (53 folders), 1959-1981

Box Folder
1 1 Affirmative Action Program undated
Procedures for admissions.
2 Apprentice Agreements 1961, 1963-1964, 1970-1971, 1976, 1981
Agreements, applications, list, correspondence.
3 Apprentice Agreements Inactive 1971-1975
Agreements.
4 Apprentice Class Lists 1969-1972
Class lists, attendance reports, grades.
5 Apprentice Class Lists 1973-1975
Class lists, attendance reports, grades, letter.
6 Apprentice Class Lists 1976-1978
Class lists, attendance reports, grades.
7 Apprentice Fund 1971, 1973-1975, 1977-1978, 1980, 1988
List, correspondence, understanding, blue print reading, rigging and safety first examinations.
8 Apprentice Fund Agreements 1965-1966, 1976
Agreements, correspondence, expense sheet.
9 Apprentice Periods (See also: Wage Rates) 1969-1980
Apprentice periods.
10 Apprentice Questionnaires undated
Questionnaires.
11 Apprentices (Local 263) 1959, 1962, 1967, 1973-1974, 1976, 1985, 1988
Correspondence, lists, course record.
12 Apprenticeship and Training Advisory Committee Meeting 1978-1979
Minutes, correspondence, sponsored instruction list, agenda, booklets, post secondary institutions for training, travel voucher, Communications Link, finance, comments on Proposition 1, applicant log.
13 Apprenticeship and Training Association of Texas 1973
Minutes.
14 Apprenticeship and Training Standards 1963, 1965, 1968, 1976-1977, 1979-1980
Training standards manuals, procedures for enrollment, letter, addendum to training standards.
15 Apprenticeship Stock Show Exhibit 1967
Letter, contract, printed material.
16 Apprenticeship Training in Texas undated
Handbook.
17 Articles 1978
Photocopied articles.
18 Attendance and Grade Reports 1971-1980
Attendance reports, grades, form letter.
Box Folder
2 1 Correspondence 1964-1965, 1967, 1970-1971, 1974-1975
2 Correspondence 1976-1981
3 Dues Books 1964, 1969
4 Educational Material (Information) 1961, 1966-1967, 1970-1971, 1973, 1975-1979
Correspondence, price lists, list of training slides, inventory.
5 Equal Employment 1971-1973, 1976, 1978-1979
Union reports, correspondence, information reports, memorandum, list of minority agencies.
6 Funding 1978
Letter, generated and disbursed funds.
7 Human Resources Development Institute (Apprenticeship Outreach Program) 1972-1973
Contracts, correspondence, monthly reports, progress report, budget detail.
8 Human Resources Development Institute (Apprenticeship Outreach Program) 1974
Contract, monthly reports.
9 Human Resources Development Institute (Apprenticeship Outreach Program) 1977-1980
Newsletter, status report, monthly audit, closeout documents, correspondence, memorandum.
10 Instructor's Bills 1974-1976
Expenses.
11 Instructor's Guide undated
12 Iron Workers' District Council 1973-1978
Correspondence.
13 Ironworkers Apprentice Fund, Local 263, Financial Statements 1965-1975
Financial records, income and expenses, audited financial statements, balance sheet.
14 Ironworkers Apprentice Fund, Local 263, Financial Statements 1976-1980
Income and expenses, audited financial statements, correspondence.
15 Ironworkers Joint Apprenticeship Training Program 1968
Plan and procedures.
16 Joint Apprenticeship Committee 1964, 1971, 1977-1981
Correspondence, working assessments, circular letter, percentage rates for apprenticeship sponsored instruction.
Box Folder
3 1 Letters to Apprentices 1966-1967, 1973-1974
Letters, addresses.
2 Miscellaneous 1973-1974, 1979, 1981
Lists, bill, correspondence, ratio, blank monthly report and progress report, prayer.
3 National Ironworkers and Employers Training Program 1972-1975
Booklets.
4 National Ironworkers and Employers Training Program 1970-1976
Bulletins, correspondence, rate sheets, drop sheets, agenda, enrollment sheet, attendance records.
5 National Ironworkers and Employers Training Program 1972-1974
Resumes, applications.
6 National Ironworkers and Employers Training Program 1970-1976
Minutes.
7 School Calendars 1967-1980
School calendars, schedule.
8 Reference Manual and Guide for Iron Worker Trainees, Book One 1971
9 Southern States Apprenticeship Conference 1959
Suggestions, 11th Annual Southern States Apprenticeship Conference Themes, letter.
10 Southern States Apprenticeship Conference 1963, 1965-1967
Correspondence, program, attendance records.
11 Southern States Apprenticeship Conference 1966, 1968-1969, 1972
Correspondence, program, policy manual, rates, brochures, directory, agenda.
12 Southern States Apprenticeship Conference 1972-1973, 1979
Correspondence, register, memorandum, constitution and by-laws, special notice, guest list, financial report, agenda, minutes.
13 Southern States Apprenticeship Conference 1979-1981
Correspondence, minutes, financial report, expenses, registration information, cost analysis.
Box Folder
4 1 Supplies 1971-1973, 1977-1978, 1980
Supply lists, inventory lists, order form, letter.
2 Texas Education Agency, State Approval for Veterans Education 1967-1968, 1970, 1976
Business card, correspondence, applications, approval notice compliance report.
3 United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training 1961-1979
Correspondence, general information, bulletins, press release, photocopy of news paper clipping, Federal Register, questionnaire, reminder.
4 United States Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration Report 1978
5 Veterans Administration 1968-1978
Correspondence, certificates of eligibility, applications.
6 Wage Rates 1975-1976
(See also: Apprentice Periods) - Correspondence, wage rates.



Series II. Correspondence (69 folders), 1950-1989

Box Folder
4 7 Anding, Charles, General Treasurer 1978-1985
8 Assessment Change 1985
9 "B" 1974, 1981, 1983, 1985
10 Bank of the Southwest 1970, 1973-1974
11 "C" 1974, 1976, 1980, 1984
12 Cole, James V. 1959-1963
13 Cole, James V. 1964-1968
14 Cole, James V. 1969-1971, 1986
15 "D" 1970, 1976, 1979
Davis-Bacon Guide, correspondence.
16 Dallas-Fort Worth Airport 1974
17 Downes, James R. 1950-1959
18 Downes, James R. 1960-1961
Box Folder
5 1 Downes, James R. 1962-1964
2 Downes, James R. 1965-1967
3 Downes, James R. 1968-1970
4 Downes, James R., Highway Work 1955-1958
5 Drake, Juel 1971-1972
6 Drake, Juel 1973
7 Drake, Juel 1975-1976
8 Drake, Juel 1977-1978
Box Folder
6 1 Drake, Juel 1979
2 Drake, Juel 1980-1983
3 Drake, Juel 1984-1985
4 Drake, Juel 1986-1988
5 "H" 1966, 1974-1976, 1978-1979
6 International Correspondence 1975
7 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas 1961-1962, 1967, 1971-1979, 1984-1989
8 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, Memoranda 1963, 1965-1966, 1970, 1974-1981, 1984-1989
9 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Martin, Jack) 1965-1967, 1970
Box Folder
7 1 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Martin, James) 1974-1975, 1985-1989
2 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Robinson, L. R.) 1960-1962
3 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Williamson, Hugh) 1960-1964
4 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Williamson, Hugh) 1965-1967
5 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Williamson, Hugh) 1968-1969
6 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Williamson, Hugh) 1970-1972
7 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Williamson, Hugh) 1973-1974
8 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Williamson, Hugh) 1975
9 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Williamson, Hugh) 1976-1977
10 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Williamson, Hugh) 1978
11 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Williamson, Hugh) 1979-1980
12 Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas, (Williamson, Hugh) 1981-1986
Box Folder
8 1 Kitchen, Leon 1969-1970, 1972-1973
2 Letters from Congressmen 1968, 1977, 1985
3 Letters to Congressmen 1977, 1986
4 Letters to Contractors, Delinquency of Welfare 1976-1977, 1982, 1985-1988
5 Letters to Local 481 and Other Local Unions 1973-1988
6 Lowery, Charles B. 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974-1976, 1978, 1984
7 Lyons, John 1950-1955
8 Lyons, John 1956-1958
9 Lyons, John 1959-1961
10 Lyons, John 1962-1965
11 Lyons, John 1966-1969
12 Lyons, John 1970, 1973-1981
Box Folder
9 1 Matthews, Carlton and Stein 1989
2 "P" 1974-1978, 1980, 1983
3 Sheetmetal and Ironworker's Dispute 1974
4 Stevens, Jim 1983
5 Tarrant County Central Labor Council 1974-1976, 1981
6 Telegrams 1964-1968
7 Traylor, John 1984-1985
8 VanBourg, Victor J. 1986
9 "W" 1974, 1976-1979
10 West, Jack 1985-1989
11 West, Jack, Circular Letters 1985-1986
12 Wheat, William N. 1979, 1984, 1987
13 Williamson, Hugh 1958-1960
(See also: Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas).
14 Willis, James 1986
15 Worley, Leroy 1966, 1980, 1989
16 Yancy, O. C., Jr. 1958, 1964, 1966, 1968



Series III. Financial Records (17 folders), 1956-1989

Box Folder
9 17 Audits 1956-1957
Correspondence, audits.
18 Audits 1958-1959
Correspondence, audits.
19 Audits 1960-1961
Correspondence, audits.
20 Audits 1962-1963
Correspondence, audits.
21 Audits 1964-1965
Correspondence, audits.
22 Audits 1966-1967
Correspondence, audits.
23 Audits 1968-1969
Correspondence, audits.
Box Folder
10 1 Audits 1970-1972
Correspondence, audits.
2 Audits 1973-1974
Correspondence, audits, bank statements.
3 Audits 1975
Correspondence, audits.
4 Credits and Debits 1954-1957
Correspondence, credits and debits.
5 Credits and Debits 1958-1961
Correspondence, credits and debits.
6 Credits and Debits 1962-1965
Correspondence, credits and debits.
7 Credits and Debits 1966-1969
Correspondence, credits and debits.
8 Credits and Debits 1970
Correspondence, credits.
9 Paid Checks 1974
Disbursement sheets, stamp audits.
10 Payroll Audits 1987-1989
Computer printouts, audits.



Series IV. General Files (89 folders), 1946-1993

Box Folder
10 11 Administrative Dues Fund 1976
Letter, form.
12 AFL-CIO 1979
Correspondence, printed ad for boycott.
13 Agreement, Associated General Contractors 1965
Agreement.
14 Agreement, Bricklayers/Ironwokers 1957, 1964, 1968, 1972
Correspondence, agreement, minutes, memorandum, addresses.
15 Agreement, Carpenters/Ironworkers 1953, 1971, 1974, 1981
Pamphlets, agreement, correspondence.
16 Agreement, General Information 1953, 1962
Pamphlets, agreements, by-laws.
Box Folder
11 1 Agreement, Local 263 1973, 1975, 1978, 1981, 1984
Pamphlets, letter.
2 Agreement, Miscellaneous 1953, 1957, 1960, 1979, 1981, 1986
Pamphlets, contract, correspondence.
3 Agreement, National Industrial Construction 1978
Pamphlets.
4 Agreement, Sheetmetal Workers/Ironwokers 1965-1966, 1973
Correspondence, agreement.
5 Articles 1977-1979, 1983
Printed material, updates, The Builders, photocopies of newspaper clippings.
6 Automobile File 1962, 1964-1968
Insurance policies, bill of sales, title, correspondence, maintenance receipts.
7 Banquets 1976
Program, correspondence, order form.
8 Bingo Permit Forms undated
Application for license, lease agreement.
9 Booklets, Miscellaneous 1961, 1963, 1974, 1977
Disputes and adjustment plan, combat unemployment, Davis-Bacon, termination insurance, analysis of legislative proposals, American labor series.
10 The Bridgemen's Magazine 1918-1948
Photocopied clippings.
11 Building and Construction Trades Council 1978-1979
Correspondence, Carter administration summary of accomplishments.
12 Christmas Party 1985, 1988
Correspondence.
13 The Connector 1986-1987
14 Construction Wage Rates (Iron Workers) 1978-1979
Reports.
15 Construction Wage Rates (Various Trades) 1977-1979, 1981
Reports.
16 Dallas and Fort Worth Building and Construction Trades Council undated
Directory, list of contractors, fringe benefit funds bond, wage comparability.
17 Directory 1972
18 Dues Books 1946, 1948, 1951, 1963-1964, 1966-1967
19 Elections 1966, 1968
Correspondence, election lists, by-laws, affidavits for candidates, addresses, rules.
20 Electrical Workers/Iron Workers Disputes 1966
Correspondence, decision.
21 Employers Association 1975
Minutes.
Box Folder
12 1 Explanation and Clarification of National Joint Board Decisions 1967-1970
2 Fort Worth Building Trades Council 1981-1989
Minutes, addresses, by-laws.
3 Handbook of Legal Advisory Opinions for Business Managers and Representatives in the Texas Building and Construction Trades 1980
3a History of … Local 263 1994
4 Inventory of Supplies 1972-1976
Inventories.
5 Iron Work Manuals 1963, 1969-1970
Pamphlets.
6 Iron Workers, Local 263 By-Laws 1966-1967, 1971, 1974-1975, 1982
Pamphlets, correspondence.
7 The Ironworker 1971, 1973, 1976-1977, 1981
8 The Ironworker 1949-1992
Photocopied clippings.
9 Ironworkers Fabrication Manual 1961
Box Folder
13 1 Insurance 1965-1967
Invoices, policy, letter.
2 International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers, 31st Convention November 1960
The Ironworker.
3 International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers, 33rd Convention 1968
Circular letters, The Ironworker, reports.
4 International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers, 34th Convention 1972
Photographs, The Ironworker, minutes, resolutions, reports.
5 International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers, 35th Convention 1976
Constitution, report.
6 International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers, 37th Convention 1986
Constitution.
7 Iron Workers' District Council 1959, 1963-1968, 1970, 1973, 1976
Correspondence, constitution and by-laws, voting laws, agreements, tax exempt information, resolution, "NO ONE EXPECTED THIS GOD TO FAIL".
8 Iron Workers' District Council 1977-1982, 1988
List of firms that have surety bonds, correspondence, cost-of-living interpretation agreement, changes in constitutions, memorandum, constitution and by-laws.
9 Iron Workers' International 1951-1962
Agreements, by-laws, circular letters.
Box Folder
14 1 Ironworkers Scandal Sheet 1992
2 Jurisdiction Department 1973
Report.
3 Legal Documents 1982
Cancellation notice, decisions on court cases.
4 Lyons, John H. Testimonial Dinner 1958
Program.
5 Memorandum of Understanding (Hod Carriers/Iron Workers) 1961, 1965
Memorandum, letter.
6 Miscellaneous 1972-1974, 1976, 1978, 1980-1981, 1988
Agenda, news flash, memoranda, correspondence, work assignment, Revenue Act of 1978, speech.
7 National Industrial Construction Agreement 1978
8 National Joint Board for Settlement of Jurisdictional Disputes 1953-1972
Telegrams, correspondence.
9 National Labor Relations Act 1962
10 National Labor Relations Board 1962, 1965, 1967, 1975
Pamphlet, correspondence, settlement agreement.
11 Negotiations 1984, 1987
Correspondence, wage rates.
12 Newsletters 1974, 1976
13 North Texas Contractors Association 1970-1978
Correspondence, memoranda, agreement, newsletters, wage rates, lists of contractors, signature sheets.
14 North Texas Contractors Association 1979-1988
Correspondence, agreement, printed material.
15 North Texas Contractors Association 1974, 1976, 1979-1981
Membership roster.
16 Photographs undated
James Downes, Hugh Williamson, Clifton Brickneck.
Box Folder
15 1 Picketing 1974
Letter.
2 Political Material 1979, 1982
Bills of interest, letter.
3 Pre-Job Material 1961, 1971-1976
Packet, correspondence, conference list, minutes, work assignment, job description packet.
4 Proof of Death Forms 1979
Letter, forms.
5 Rebar Evidence 1977
Correspondence.
6 Resolutions 1954-1974
Agreements, resolutions, agreement scopes, names and affiliates, correspondence, proposed changes.
7 Rules and Regulations 1964, 1976-1977, 1984
Pamphlets.
8 Safety 1970-1971
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, safety standards, photocopied material.
9 Selective Service 1966, 1971
Apprentice training requests, correspondence, deferment requests.
10 Shop Organizing 1977
Letter.
11 Social Security 1964
Tax statements, tax returns, tabulation of earnings.
12 Steward Training Manual undated
13 Strike 1975
Bargaining rights list, correspondence, agreement, name and affiliation sheet, telegram, mailgram, wage rates and employee benefits.
14 Structural Iron Worker Examinations undated
15 Tarrant County Central Labor Council 1978-1983, 1986-1988
Correspondence, memorandum, minutes, pamphlet, agenda.
16 Tarrant County Central Labor Council Blood Bank 1975-1976
Donor lists.
17 Texas AFL-CIO 1974, 1979-1980, 1983-1984, 1986-1988
Memorandum, resolutions, convention information, correspondence, reminder, map.
18 Texas Building Trades Council 1977, 1979, 1984-1989
Pamphlets of constitution and by-laws, minutes, bank balances.
19 Texas Compensation Manual 1973
20 Thos. S. Byrne, Inc. undated
Box Folder
16 1 TU Electric DeCordova Pre-Job Conference 1989
Packet, correspondence.
2 United States Department of Labor 1960, 1963, 1967, 1970, 1975-1979, 1985-1988
Correspondence, decisions of the Secretary, news release, notices, memorandum, printed material, Federal Register, rules, citations.
3 United States Department of Labor, Report Forms 1959, 1961, 1964
Reports, letter, request.
4 Vacation Plan September 1991
Pamphlet.
5 Wage Determinations 1972, 1979, 1988
Decisions, correspondence, wage rates, wage determinations, determinations under the Davis-Bacon Act, payment statement, Enclosures 3-6.
6 Wage Stabilization 1970-1972
Bulletins, correspondence, determinations under the Davis-Bacon Act, executive order, 4th Amendment.
7 Waco Suboffice, Local 263 1959-1967
Photocopies of newspaper clippings, court order, correspondence, membership list, agreements, expense accounts, minutes, constitution and by-laws.



Series V. Health Benefits and Pension Fund (49 folders), 1957-1990

Box Folder
16 8 Agreements (HWP) 1980-1981
Correspondence, reciprocity agreements, adoption of pension and welfare funds.
9 Annual Report Summaries 1977-1978, 1981, 1984-1985
Reports, letter.
10 Annuity Fund 1984
Minutes.
11 Benefits (Apprentices) 1984
Memoranda.
12 Contractors Bond Escrow 1977, 1986-1989
Memoranda, computer printouts.
13 Contribution Reports 1987-1989
Reports.
14 Correspondence and Memoranda 1976-1988
15 Cost Containment Sub-Committee 1982
Minutes.
Box Folder
17 1 Death Certificates 1960-1967
2 Death Claims 1957, 1960-1961, 1963-1967
Correspondence, death certificates, claim forms, affidavit.
3 Delinquency Lists 1974, 1976, 1978-1981, 1983
(See also: Delinquency Notices, Employer Status Reports) - Correspondence, lists, memorandum.
4 Delinquency Notices 1978-1979, 1981, 1988-1989
(See also: Delinquency Lists, Employer Status Reports) - Notices, computer printouts.
5 Delinquency Procedure 1977
Financial statement, memoranda, procedures, blank notices.
6 Employers Delinquency Reports (Over-Short) 1986-1987
Computer printouts.
7 Employer Remittance Reports 1973, 1977, 1980-1981
Printouts, reports.
8 Employer Status Reports 1975-1977
(See also: Delinquency Lists, Delinquency Notices) - Letter, reports, penalty lists, memoranda, addresses, cash disbursement and receipts.
9 Employer Status Reports 1978-1981
(See also: Delinquency Lists, Delinquency Notices) - Reports, notice.
Box Folder
18 1 Freedman and Hull, P. C. 1979, 1981-1982, 1984-1986
Collection lists, legal documents, correspondence.
2 Freedman and Hull, P. C. 1987-1989
Correspondence, addresses, legal documents.
3 Fringe Benefits 1976-1977, 1979, 1981, 1983
Correspondence, message, notices for unpaid or unreported contributions.
4 Fringe Benefits Paid to Local 481 for 263 Work 1971-1973
Remittance reports, manhours comparison, correspondence.
5 Fund Administrative Associates, Inc. 1974
Correspondence.
6 Group Insurance Benefit Payments 1977, 1979
Payment sheets, letter.
7 Health and Welfare Fund 1963, 1966, 1974, 1976
Minutes, cash receipts and disbursements.
8 Health Benefit Claims 1977-1978, 1981, 1983, 1986
Claim forms, correspondence.
9 Health Benefit Fund 1973-1974, 1976, 1978-1980, 1984, 1986, 1989
Pamphlets, correspondence, messages, financial statement, memoranda.
10 Health Benefit Fund, Financial Records 1975-1982
Correspondence, memoranda, income statements, balance sheets, annual reports, collection list.
11 Health Benefit Fund, Financial Statements 1973-1979, 1981, 1986-1989
Annual reports, summaries of accounts, financial statements (audited and unaudited).
12 Health Benefit Fund, Life and Medical Plan 1983, 1987
Pamphlets.
13 Health Benefit and Pension Funds, Administrative Committee 1974-1975
Minutes.
14 Health Benefit and Pension Funds, Board of Trustees 1975-1981, 1984-1985, 1987-1989
Agenda, correspondence, expense sheets, memoranda, assignment of bargaining rights list, reminders.
15 Health Benefit and Pension Funds, Board of Trustees 1972, 1975-1976, 1978
Minutes.
Box Folder
19 1 Health Benefit and Pension Funds, Executive Committee 1975-1976
Minutes.
2 Legal Documents 1978, 1984, 1987
Judgements, memorandum.
3 Martin E. Segal Company 1973-1974
Memoranda, correspondence, list of claims per local.
4 Martin E. Segal Company 1975-1979
Memoranda, correspondence.
5 Martin E. Segal Company 1981, 1983-1983, 1986-1989
Memoranda, correspondence, delinquency notices, discrepancy notices, income statements, statements of policy on payment and reimbursement of trustee expenses.
6 Pension Benefits 1974-1978, 1981, 1984, 1987
Correspondence, notarized permission slips to sign for pension checks, speed message, memoranda, pension examples.
7 Pension Check Rosters 1975-1978, 1986-1989
Rosters, correspondence.
8 Pension Fund 1975-1975, 1977-1980
Correspondence, memoranda, booklet, announcement, statistical graphs.
9 Pension Fund Agreement 1976-1977, 1986
Agreement, amendment, memoranda, correspondence.
10 Pension Fund, Board of Trustees 1966-1967, 1972, 1974, 1976-1979, 1984
Minutes, memoranda, correspondence, agreement, message.
11 Pension Fund, Financial Statements 1976-1979, 1981, 1986-1989
(See also: Health Benefit Fund, Financial Records) - Statement of cash receipts and disbursements, statement of operations, financial statements (audited and unaudited).
Box Folder
20 1 Pension Fund Investment Summary 1973, 1987
Letter, summary.
2 Pension Fund Overpayments 1981
Overpayment statements.
3 Pension Plan 1974-1976, 1978-1980, 1984-1987
Valuation and review, report of operation, pension plan, correspondence, balance sheet, annual report, booklets.
4 Pension Trust Fund Statements 1975
Summary of accounts.
5 Self Payments 1976, 1987, 1990
Memoranda, self payment verification.
6 Surgery 1982, 1989
Notice, announcement, photocopies of newspaper articles, memorandum, booklet draft.



Series VI. Minutes (45 folders), 1954-1991

(Note: minutes for the Health Benefits and Pension Fund are in Series E)
Box Folder
20 7 Committee on Political Education (C.O.P.E.) 1962, 1965-1966
Minutes, amendments to be voted on in 1966, committee list.
8 Four States Building Trades Organizing Conference 1968
9 Impartial Jurisdictional Disputes Board 1973
10 Impartial Jurisdictional Disputes Board 1974
11 Impartial Jurisdictional Disputes Board 1975
12 Impartial Jurisdictional Disputes Board 1976
Box Folder
21 1 Impartial Jurisdictional Disputes Board 1977
2 Impartial Jurisdictional Disputes Board 1978
3 Impartial Jurisdictional Disputes Board 1979
4 Impartial Jurisdictional Disputes Board 1980
5 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular Meeting) December 1954-1955
6 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular Meeting) 1956
7 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular Meeting) May 1957-1958
8 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular Meeting) 1959-1961
9 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular Meeting) 1962-1964
10 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular Meeting) 1965-1968
Box Folder
22 1 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Executive Meeting) 1955-1957
2 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Executive Meeting) 1958-1960
3 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Executive Meeting) 1961-1964
4 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Executive Meeting) 1965-1968
5 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular and Executive Meetings)
Regular meeting minutes, August 1968-November 1969, Executive board meeting minutes, June 1968-1969, Examining committee minutes, August 1968-1969, Financial statements, August 1968-January 1970
6 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular and Executive Meetings)
Regular meeting minutes, 1970-October 1971, Executive committee minutes, 1970-1971, Examining committee minutes, 1970-1971, Financial reports, February 1970-1971
7 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular and Executive Meetings)
Regular meeting minutes, 1972-November 1974, Executive committee minutes, February 1972-1974, Strike meeting minutes, January 1975, Financial reports, 1972-1974
Box Folder
23 1 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular and Executive Meetings)
Regular committee minutes, 1975-May 1977, Executive committee minutes, 1974-May 1977, Examining committee minutes, February 1975-June 1977, Financial reports, 1975-July 1977
2 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular and Executive Meetings)
Regular meeting minutes, February 1978-April 1980, Executive committee minutes, July 1977-June 1980, Examining committee minutes, February 1978-February 1980, Financial reports, August 1977-May 1980
3 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular and Executive Meetings)
Regular meeting minutes, June 1980-April 1982, Executive committee minutes, July 1980-May 1982, Financial reports, June 1980- April 1982
4 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular and Executive Meetings)
Regular meeting minutes, May 1982-February 1987, Executive committee minutes, June 1982-February 1987, Financial reports, May 1982-February 1987
Box Folder
24 1 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Regular and Executive Meetings)
Regular meeting minutes, March 1987-April 1991, Executive committee minutes, March 1987-June 1990, Executive board meeting minutes, July 1990-June 1991, Financial reports, March 1987-May 1991
2 Iron Workers, Local 263 (Attendance Reports) November 1964-June 1989
Returned to donor 4-19-94
3 Iron Workers, Local 263 and 481 April 1958-February 1968
4 Iron Workers' District Council (Regular Meetings) 1955-1959
5 Iron Workers' District Council (Regular Meetings) 1960-1964
6 Iron Workers' District Council (Regular Meetings) 1965-1969
7 Iron Workers' District Council (Regular Meetings) 1970-1974
8 Iron Workers' District Council (Regular Meetings) 1975-1979
9 Iron Workers' District Council (Executive Meetings) 1961-1986
Box Folder
25 1 Joint Apprenticeship Committee 1965-1968
2 Joint Apprenticeship Committee 1969-1972
3 Joint Apprenticeship Committee 1963-1976
4 Joint Apprenticeship Committee 1977-1980
5 National Joint Board for Settlement of Jurisdictional Disputes 1950-1960
6 National Joint Board for Settlement of Jurisdictional Disputes 1961-1965
7 Southern States Apprenticeship Conference 1965-1972
8 Southern States Apprenticeship Conference 1973-1980
9 Texas Iron Workers' Health Benefit and Pension Funds
(See Series: E)



Series VII. Personnel Files (3 folders)

Files in this series contain:
Death certificates, correspondence, death benefit claims, photocopies of checks, acceptance of classification change letters, employee file cards, applications, health benefit and pension funds enrollment cards, fringe benefit printouts, invitations, examinations, messages, questionnaires, receipts for dues payments, award certificates, union clearance cards, birth certificates, calculation sheets, memoranda, medical reports, status reports, accident reports, 1945-1983
Box Folder
1 6 A-C
7 D - Hoj
8 Hok - Mf
8 Mg - Ss
7 St - Z



Series VIII. Diaries of Charles B. Lowery (2 boxes), 1965-1984

Box
31 Diaries 1965-1975
Box
32 Diaries 1976-1984